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The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.The Salvation Army ‘Doorways’ community support model engages people at their point of need in a holistic way that is missional, relational and professional. We provide support for those that need it most through financial and material emergency relief and casework which helps them to find long-term solutions.
The volunteer Doorways Storeroom Assistant works actively during and outside of community opening hours to ensure material aid supplies are available for community members to collect. Working behind the scenes in a small team this role supports the important work of the local Doorways site with physical strength and a flair for presentation.
Key tasks and responsibilities
A friendly ‘can do’ attitude helps the storeroom team with the task of unpacking deliveries and donations while also lifting and carrying boxes safely.
Volunteers in this role like things to be safe for all by making sure that food and material aid items are stored correctly according to food safety guidelines.
Enthusiasm for keeping things neat, tidy and presented well is important to make sure all items are easily accessible for other team members who may also have access to the storage space.
Minimum of 2 hours / week or as agreed with manager
Qualifications and skills
Physical fitness and the ability to safely lift and carry is required for this role.